1. Introduction

  1. Saura C. Sahu
  1. Saura C. Sahu

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118349045.ch1

Toxicology and Epigenetics

Toxicology and Epigenetics

How to Cite

Sahu, S. C. (2012) Introduction, in Toxicology and Epigenetics (ed S. C. Sahu), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118349045.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Division of Toxicology, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. Division of Toxicology, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119976097

Online ISBN: 9781118349045

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Keywords:

  • toxicoepigenomics, a rapidly developing new branch of toxicology;
  • ‘genetic’ mechanism of human diseases, direct alterations in genomic DNA;
  • genetics, environmental factors, xenobiotics to toxicity and human disease;
  • toxicogenomics, toxicology/genomics, DNA sequence and pathogenicity;
  • DNA, histone, chromosomes, in heritable changes/gene expression;
  • epigenetic changes, in virus-associated human cancers;
  • identification, of chemical/biological modulators of epigenetic targets;
  • epigenetic understanding of human diseases, in future treatment

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